Dr. Otto Schaefer Collection

Collection consists of slides and photographs by Dr. Otto Schaeffer (1919-2009) taken during a 32 year career as a medical doctor in Canada's arctic. Images include landscapes, documentation of Inuit life, medical problems, travel for circupolar health conferences, and the Schaefer family in Aklavik, Pangnirtung, and Whitehorse. Some secondary documents are also included to support the images. NOTE TO USERS: This collection has been temporarily suppressed in ERA pending further notice. We are establishing plans to assess this collection for access in consultation with people from the Indigenous communities depicted in the photographs.

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